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i am currently runnin Vista Ultimate 32 Bit as my current OS. I heard there were limits to memory in 32 bit, and graphics used. Is that true?? apparently 64Bit supports any ammount of memory and graphics? what are the differences?
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i am currently runnin Vista Ultimate 32 Bit as my current OS. I heard there were limits to memory in 32 bit, and graphics used. Is that true?? apparently 64Bit supports any ammount of memory and graphics? what are the differences?
32 bit does not support any more than 3 gigs of ram thats where the 64 bit OS or OS's come in.
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Go to the Operating Systems section of the forum. You'll find about 1000 of this same question there; you answer is bound to be there.

And if you don't find it, in the windows subsection of Operating Systems, there are about 1000 more of the same thread.
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Vista 64 is the only way to go. Period.
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Vista 64 is the only way to go. Period.
It really is. I was a little skeptical to goto 64bit, but now that I did I could not be happier. Just do a little research on the software that you use first.
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Between Vista 32 and Vista 64, Vista 64 is the way to go.
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Going Vista 32 bit is a waste of money.
In the future you will want to upgrade to 64, especially if you have plans on using 4GB.
You might as well save yourself the money and the trouble and just get 64 now.
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I think it would be worth it for you to pay $10 for Microsoft's Alternate Media. Basically, if you already purchased 32 bit, you can get a free 64 bit DVD for only the cost of shipping. It takes approx. 5 days to get the new DVD. It is definetly worth it!
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i am currently runnin Vista Ultimate 32 Bit as my current OS. I heard there were limits to memory in 32 bit, and graphics used. Is that true?? apparently 64Bit supports any ammount of memory and graphics? what are the differences?
120 GB max for 64 bit OS's.

32 bit was horrid compared to X64. If you can handle pressing F8 until the key breaks every single time you boot up (because of the idiotic driver signing in X64) then I'd definitely reformat and start using the 64 bit version of ultimate.
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